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May 1999 by Staff"Thanks to your help, the word got out..."
Also in the good news category, the current administration has taken many of our recommendations regarding much-needed regulatory relief to heart.
While the world is focused on the war on terrorism, rumors persist that sinister forces inside the beltway are looking for ways to attach a train-load of pork to an emergency appropriations bill.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
The International Monetary Fund is reconsidering selling some of its gold reserves to help finance a Western debt-relief plan for some of the world's most debt-burdened countries, a top IMF official said.
• BLM proposes another fee increase
• Old Roadless Rule blocked
• County attempt to regulate leaching thwarted
• Canyon fights on
• New wilderness passes Senate; faces uphill battle in House
...was all this about grazing fees and the desert tortoise, or something more?
House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo is no stranger to controversy. As we highlighted in our November 2005 issue, he recently pushed through a bill to reform the Endangered Species Act, providing much needed improvements.
The Bawl Mill • Mining Law—A Short History • Industry Urges Restraint on Mining Reforms • Environmentalists Back FS on Mining Withdrawl • Open Letter to the BLM • Huge Nugget To Be Auctioned • Platinum Group Metals • Company Notes • Gold at Mercury Mines • The Lovitt Mine • Picks & Pans: "Eye-Balling" for Alaskan Gold • Melman on Gold & Silver • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices • Looking Back • Oil and Gas in Washington • As Millennium Nears, Copper No Longer King in Arizona